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Software Engineer / Developer

United States
September 11, 2008

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Mike O’Meara

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Littleton, CO **125



• C#, ASP.NET, VB.NET, Java J2EE, and C/C++

• ASP, JSP, Java Script, VB Script, HTTP, HTML, CSS, XML, XSL, XSLT, and SOAP

• IIS, Share Point, Apache, Resin, Netscape, and Open Market

• Perl, Java Script, VB Script, UNIX shell programming, bash, and TCL/TK

• Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase, Informix, Oracle, and Microsoft Access

• Windows XP/Vista/2000/2003, Linux, UNIX, and Solaris


Triad Consultants – Greenwood Village, CO 05/07 to 08/08

Consultant – Current, Inc.

• Full Life Cycle Development

• C# Programming using Visual Studio 2005/2008

• ASP.NET 2.0 Programming

• AJAX Programming. Exposure to Flex

• Nunit, Nhibernate, SVN, Telerik controls

• Microsoft SQL Server 2005

• Agile Development Environment

Technical lead responsible for managing remote team in China. Developed web based graphic design tools using AJAX, javascript, and c#. Mentored other team members, led development effort, worked closely with Marketing and business users, provided status updates and demos of progress, conducted meetings, assigned tasks, and troubleshot problems with builds and product roll outs. Wrote windows service using Visual Studio 2008 and SQL server 2005. Wrote applications using ASP.NET. Gained exposure to Flex and Flash development.

Robert Half International – Denver, CO 11/06 to 03/07

Consultant – Sourcecorp, Inc.

• Full Life Cycle Development

• C# Programming

• ASP.NET 1.1 Programming

• Microsoft SQL Server backend

• Stored Procedure Development

• Agile Development Environment

Developed web applications for DirecTV written in ASP.NET and c#. Wrote stored procedures to perform all backend data updates. Developed code, test plan, and provided all documentation.

Statera – Denver, CO 06/06 to 11/06

Consultant – Great West Life

• Full Life Cycle Development

• C# Programming

• ASP.NET 2.0 Programming

• SOA Tibco Environment with Oracle backend

• Release Management

• Agile Development Environment

Worked in very fast-paced agile software development environment on a large web development project. Project work has included full life cycle development from requirements through delivery, to User Acceptance Test. Duties included programming in ASP.NET 2.0, C# programming and architecture, release management, and SCM functions. Team Foundation Suite 2005 was used for our development environment.

Frontier Airlines – Denver, CO 4/05 to 5/06

Lead Developer/Analyst

• Full Life Cycle Development

• C# Programming

• ASP.NET Programming

• SQL Server 2000 Stored Procedure Programming

• Linux, Solaris, Windows 2000

Performed full life cycle development work on multiple projects for multiple business units. Work performed included requirements gathering, project management and time tracking, system architecture, document development, use case development, configuration management, analysis, design, and coding. Worked closely with multiple project sponsors and users throughout the entire project and conducted numerous meetings and application demos to determine user requirements.

Also researched AJAX, Java, SOA, Biz Talk, development tools, test tools, project management tools, SOX compliance, and security.

Synergetics – Fort Collins, CO 11/04 to 1/05

Lead Developer/Analyst

During assignment on government project for the USDA, gathered all project requirements, developed project plan, provided estimation of effort and staffing requirements, and developed design documents. Duties included researching a variety of J2EE based technologies for use on project, and developing a Java PDF writer class for a web-based reporting tool.

Timberline Colorado - Aurora, CO 2/04 to 8/04

IT Manager

Responsibilities included all hardware and software analysis and purchasing. Also developed Visual Basic .NET application for use with Palm Pilots used for warehouse bar coding. Performed all IT related functions including security analysis, server installations, and development of backup procedures.

Mike O’Meara Consulting Services – Littleton, CO 5/01 to 8/04

Software Engineer/Computer Consultant

Services performed included hardware and software selection, network setup and troubleshooting, web site consulting, Access database programming and design, and system administration.

Remington College - Lakewood, CO 3/03 to 7/04

Adjunct Instructor

• Taught/Co-taught advanced programming Java/Linux class.

• Taught/Co-taught Microsoft Visual BASIC .NET/Business Systems Analysis and Design class

• Taught on an as needed basis web development, networking, system administration, database administration.

• Taught two IIS web/ASP/SQL programming classes.

Access Data Consulting Corporation - Englewood, CO 6/03 to 9/03

Software Developer

Project entailed developing a content type for Red Hat Content Management System using Java, XML, XSLT, HTML, CSS, Oracle SQL, and a Resin server on Linux platform.

Critical Path – Englewood, CO 11/99 to 5/01

Software Engineer

Performed extensive research on XML/SOAP based technologies. Research included setting up Tomcat server and keeping up with current state of XML parsers. Also prototyped database middle layer using XML parsers.

Programmed primarily using Java, C++, ASP, SQL stored procedures, and UNIX korn shell.

Performed research, selected hardware and software, performed system port to Sun hardware/UNIX from Intel/NT for custom Sybase application, and automated process for retrieving data from 30-plus platforms for reporting project.

Developed rollout and testing procedures for various in-house software systems, performed research for various projects offering recommendations to management, developed web applications, and refined existing automated order processing system written in C++.

Valley Lab – Boulder, CO 10/99 to 11/99

Consultant – ‘C’/Database Programmer

Ported Microsoft Visual ‘C’ programs from Windows 16 bit to Windows 32 (approximately 10K lines of code). Also fixed Y2K related problems. Continuing assignment from 1992 to present on an as-needed basis.

Columbine JDS – Denver, CO 2/99 to 10/99

Consultant – Web/Database Developer

Led development effort of an Intranet software development project. Provided research, time estimates, gathered requirements, developed software architecture and design, performed all programming and implementation for initial system. Developed database schema, tables, and stored procedures using Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Edition 7.0 and ERWin 3.5.2 design tools. Wrote application using Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise Edition 6.0. Languages used include VB Script with Active Server Pages and Active Data Objects, Java Script, DHTML/CSS1, Java, C, and C++.

Access Data Consulting Corporation - Englewood, CO 6/96 to 11/98

Consultant - Web Developer

UMR - Colorado Springs, CO

Developed Internet-based application using multi-tiered database architecture using C++, HTML, JavaScript, and Microsoft Active Server Pages.

First Data Corporation - Englewood, CO

Performed web site technology and architecture research for Sun Solaris based project. Led and participated in team development effort providing system requirements, design documents, sockets programming using C/C++, and performed Internet design and security risk analysis for project.

Informix - Colorado Springs, CO

Performed analysis of software system written in C/C++, TCL/TK, and Verisant Object Oriented Database. The analysis provided a software design document for a development team converting the system to Informix and JavaScript.

US West Internet Yellow Pages - Englewood, CO

Designed, developed, and implemented large Internet application under Sun Solaris (Qwest Dex Internet Yellow Pages) in a fast-paced and demanding team environment meeting crucial deadlines. Work performed led to new revenue stream for company. Site grew from approximately 20 thousand hits per day to one million plus hits per day over the course of the project.

Computer Sciences Corporation, Intellicom - Denver, CO 1/96 to 2/96

Consultant - Developer

All development was performed using Neuron Data, C++, Rational ROSE, and Informix 4GL and ESQL under HP/UX operating system.

Valleylab, Inc. A Pfizer Company - Boulder, CO 11/95 to 12/95

Consultant - Developer

During assignment, I Modified and enhanced custom reporting programs to work with new vendor software release and upgraded C compiler and Btrieve development environment to latest versions.

Continuing assignment from 1992 on an as-needed basis

Colorado School of Mines - Golden, CO 9/95 to 10/95

Consultant - Web Developer

Researched and developed Internet application using Netscape commercial server on an IBM RS6000 network under AIX. The application allowed access to legacy data stored on a VAX cluster using sockets from an RS6000.

MDI Sybase - Boulder, CO - Consultant - 5/94 to 8/95

Colorado Medical Systems, Inc. - Denver, CO - Consultant - 3/94 to 3/94

Instantaneous Thermal Systems - Denver, CO - Consultant - 1/92 to 3/94

US West Enhanced Services - Denver, CO - Consultant - 7/93 to 12/93

ICM Mortgage - Englewood, CO - Consultant - 5/93 to 6/93

Valleylab, Inc. A Pfizer Company - Boulder, CO - Consultant - 8/92 to 5/93

CTECH Associates, Inc. - Englewood, CO - Software developer - 7/90 to 1/92

Data National, Inc. - Wheat Ridge, CO - Software developer - 6/87 to 7/90

International Technology Sales, Inc. - Englewood, CO - Data Processing Manager - 7/85 to 6/87

Worked on miscellaneous programming assignments from 1/81 to 7/85 using MSDOS and CPM Operating Systems primarily using BASIC


Continuing Education, Courses, and Seminars

2005 – 2006:

Attended numerous Microsoft .NET and SQL Server seminars and events

Attended numerous On-Line seminars on SOA technologies


Attended two Cisco seminars on security and a Microsoft CRM seminar and attended numerous web seminars on warehouse management


Completed Teacher In-Service, which included Blackboard training


Sun SL285 - Java programming workshop (class)

Oracle – Introduction to Oracle PL/SQL for Experienced SQL Developers (class)


Rational Software – Requirements Management, Rational Rose, and Software testing (three seminars)

College degrees

MA in Computer Information Systems, University of Denver, Denver CO. Graduated November 1997

BS in Computer Management Science, Metropolitan State College, Denver CO. Graduated May 1987

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